Indian Geography Questions

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In India, Which type of forest among the following occupies the largest area?

A) Montane Wet Temporate Forest B) Sub - tropical Dry Evergreen Forest
C) Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest D) Tropical Wet Evergreen Forest
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest

Explanation:

In India, Tropical Moist Deciduous Forest occupies the largest area. The tropical monsoon deciduous forests are found in areas receiving annual rainfall of 100 to 200 cms in India, with a distinct dry and rainy seasons and a small range of temperature. They occur on the wetter western side of the Deccan Plateau, the north-eastern part of the Deccan Plateau and the lower slopes of the Himalayas, on the Siwalik Hills from Jammu in the west to West Bengal in the east.

 

They cover parts of Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

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The two Volcanic islands in the Indian territory are

A) Kavaratti and New Moor B) Bitra and Kavaratti
C) Pamban and Barren D) Narcodam and Barren
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Pamban and Barren

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The Kulu Valley is situated between

A) Ladakh and Pirpanjal B) Ranjoti and Nag Tibba
C) Lesser Himalayas Siwalik D) Dhauladar and Pirpanjal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Dhauladar and Pirpanjal

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Which one of the following countries has the longest International boundary with India

A) Bangladesh B) Bhutan
C) China D) Pakistan
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bangladesh

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Which state of india has the smallest land area?

A) Goa B) Nagaland
C) Sikkim D) Tripura
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Goa

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The _______ Lake of India has very high salinity

A) Sambhar (Rajasthan) B) Wular ( J & K)
C) Chilka (Orissa) D) Pulicut ( Tamil Nadu)
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sambhar (Rajasthan)

Explanation:

The Sambhar Lake of Rajasthan is about 233 sq km in extent , it is known to have a large reserves of salt in its bottom layers.

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Which of the following is the largest lagoon in India ?

A) Vembanad lagoon B) Chilka lagoon
C) Pulicat lagoon D) Kolleru
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Chilka lagoon

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Guwahati is situated on the bank of the river

A) Teesta B) Brahmaputra
C) Hooghly D) Sone
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Brahmaputra

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